By James C. Scott
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140–43. David Warren Sabean, ‘‘Aspects of Kinship Behavior and Property in Rural Western Europe before 1800,’’ in Jack Goody, Jean Thirsk, and E. P. , Family and Inheritance: Rural Society in Western Europe, 1200–1800 (Cambridge, England, 1976), p. 108. Peter K. D. , Univ. of Iowa, 1987), p. 316. StaM, Protokolle I and II, Gerichtsprotokolle Kaldern und Reizberg, Eheprotokolle 1783–1820. Mack Walker, German Hometowns: Community, State, and General Estate, 1648–1871 (Ithaca, 1971), p. 145. Wolf, Europe, pp.
This renunciation is consistent with the altered patterns of marriage that were part of the peasant response to the draft law of 1762. Some parents diminished their daughters’ opportunities for a good match in order to acquire exemptions for sons. In some cases the renunciation of dowry resources meant that the prospects for marriage became seriously restricted, if not lost. But once again, it appears that causal agency is blurred. Although heroic acts of self-sacriﬁce were not inconceivable, it seems more likely that such sacriﬁces were enforced by those who arranged the patterns of property devolution and, ultimately, through the inheritance law of 1773, by the Landgrave himself.
Agrarian Studies: Synthetic Work at the Cutting Edge by James C. Scott